Facts

Terrain
Road
Arch support
Neutral
Use
Competition
Price
$60
Weight
M: 246g | W: 213g
Heel to toe drop
M: 11mm | W: 11mm
Widths available
M: Normal - D | W: Normal - B
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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 6.3 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • The Adidas Duramo 7 was able to allow a tester to stay active all day without causing their feet to ache; they felt that it was suitably comfortable.

  • The façade of this running shoe was lauded by many runners because they saw that it was very eye-catching.

  • It was affordable, wrote a lot of users.

  • A runner who has logged over 50 hours using this model noted that stayed sturdy because cracks or tears didn’t appear after that time.

  • There were many reviewers who were happy to report that this shoe didn’t cause any blisters or sores.

  • A tester wrote that the upper unit felt satisfactorily snug and secure.

  • Several runners felt that the sizing schemes used for the Adidas Duramo 7 were the ones that followed their usual preferences.

  • Those who commented on its weight stated that it felt light and unrestricting.

3 reasons not to buy

  • This shoe felt a bit narrow for a tester.

  • The colorways and visual options were limited, noted some reviewers.

  • There were complaints about the outsole, which wasn’t able to deliver sure traction on the roads.

Bottom line

The Adidas Duramo 7 is an entry-level shoe that’s made for those who wants to have affordable yet efficient running gear. Runners generally lauded this model because of its comfortable and appealing design, as well as its durable nature. The cushioning was also appreciated. Clearly, this neutral shoe was able to gain the favor of many, and it became highly recommended.



World wide, Duramo 7 is in the top 5% most popular running shoes. The brand, Adidas, is the 3rd most popular.

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Ratings

4.3 / 5 based on 490 ratings

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4 star
15%
3 star
5%
2 star
3%
1 star
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Expert reviews

Experts are running shoe geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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82 / 100 based on 7 expert reviews

  • 85
    Prometheus's GuidebookLevel 1 expert
    by Prometheus's Guidebook
    All in all, it’s a comfortable shoe for a really good price.
  • 84
    MarkLevel 1 expert
    by Criteek TV
    I would highly recommend them for new runners. They are very comfortable.
  • 80
    Frank MayLevel 4 expert
    by Running Shoes Guru
    They feel great while running, but I don’t expect them to last as long as other budget shoes. 
  • 84
    Michael BrandonLevel 3 expert
    by Runnerlight
    Adidas Duramo 7 is a great balance of stability, flexibility and breathability.
  • 83
    B2 GamerzLevel 1 expert
    by B2 Gamerz
    Very comfortable to walk with, to run with it.
  • 82
    Runner's GoalLevel 1 expert
    by Runner's Goal
    They are stylish with plenty of cushioning, however if you’re a regular marathon runner, you may find them wearing out faster than some of the other pricier shoes.
  • 80
    Dann Ivan CabijeLevel 1 expert
    by RunRepeat
    Overall, the Adidas Duramo 7 is a nice running companion. I think that it’s a solid entry-level shoe and that it’s great for those who have neutral foot-pronation. This model is great for regular workouts in the gym!
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  • steo2008
    Nice design, light, good feel, good build.

Updates to Duramo 7

The 7th version of the Duramo from Adidas is a daily training shoe that’s crafted to provide a responsive and comfortable ride to the wearer. Its sleek, modern design is visually appealing and endearing to the contemporary tastes of today’s athletes. It is not heavy, so runners can surely use it with ease.

The upper unit of this running shoe uses a breathable material to make sure that the runner remains in a well-ventilated interior that’s able to keep moisture and odor at bay. The overlay system has been fused with the mesh material, making it almost a singular unit. Essentially, the upper is able to secure the foot responsibly.

The mid-sole unit uses a mid-sole technology that is sure to deliver high quality cushioning to the wearer. It is soft yet full-bodied, giving an underfoot experience that’s responsive and comfortable. It doesn’t limit the natural movement of the foot, so it remains flexible.

The outsole unit of the Adidas Duramo 7 uses a full-length rubber material that protects the rest of the sole unit from abrasion and wear. It is also able to give sure traction over the asphalt, making sure that surface control is always achieved by the runner.

Duramo 7 size and fit

The Adidas Duramo 7 is true to its size. It comes in sizes that follow the measurements for men and women. A medium width is available for this model. It accommodates those with feet that are medium-sized. The semi-curved shape of this shoe allows the foot to ease into it when wearing it.

Outsole

The ADIWEAR™ technology is a full-length rubber material that delivers sure protection against wear and abrasion. It makes sure that the rest of the sole unit is free from the damaging effects of surface contact and friction. It also gives traction over the roads, ensuring that the runner gets responsible surface control.

Midsole

The mid-sole unit uses the ADIPRENE® technology, a full-length foam that’s made from high quality materials. While giving responsible underfoot cushioning, it also delivers shock absorption in order to make each step easier and smoother. It’s durable, so it doesn’t break down or lose structure easily, so the underfoot experience remains superb, even after many uses.

Upper

The upper unit uses air mesh, which is a highly breathable material that covers the foot securely yet comfortably. It allows air to seamlessly enter the shoe in order to keep a cool and dry environment for the foot.

A fully-bonded construction keeps the upper unit lightweight and free from seams or stitching. It doesn’t limit the movements of the foot and it even makes sure that the runner is able to move more freely.

A comfortable textile lining makes sure that the foot is able to slip in and out of the shoe with ease and comfort. It doesn’t irritate the skin, so it’s possible to wear this running shoe without socks.

An EVA Sock Liner adds more cushioning to the underfoot. Made from high quality foam, it makes sure that the runner gets an extra springiness when stepping and lifting the foot. It doesn’t wear off easily and it even lasts long.


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